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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

1 GS-13 You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience.
  • I have 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-12 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the 1 year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.

Grade: All Grades

1 Candidates for appointment to this position must be at least 21 years of age and not yet 37 years of age. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not meet the age requirements, possess previous Law Enforcement Coverage, or I am not a preference eligible veteran as described above.
  • I am outside of the age range; however, I have previous Federal Law Enforcement Retirement Coverage.
    1.1 Indicate where you obtained your prior Federal Law Enforcement Retirement Coverage. (Include position title, dates covered, and agency.) Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am outside of the age range; however, I am a Preference Eligible Veteran.
  • By the closing date of this announcement I will be at least 21 years of age and not yet 37 years of age.
2 What is your date of birth? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 This position requires successful completion of a basic law enforcement training program. If you have already completed a training program, indicated the name of your basic law enforcement training program and the facility where you completed it. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Criminal Investigators are authorized to carry a handgun while performing duties. Describe your experience with using handguns. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Do you have the ability to direct, plan, organize, coordinate, and conduct investigations of criminal wrongdoing, which may involve examinations of financial, contractual, and organizational records and transactions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
6 Do you have the ability to investigate fraud and abuse of public programs and funds? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
7 Do you have knowledge of Federal criminal statutes, rules of evidence, court procedures, and investigative techniques? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
8 Do you have the ability to prepare and deliver clear, concise, and comprehensive oral presentations or testimony regarding investigations to agency and government officials, prosecuting attorneys, and before grand juries, courts, or administrative proceedings? Answer to this question is required
  • True
    8.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • False
9 Do you have the ability to analyze and prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written reports regarding highly complex and sensitive investigative matters affecting agency program areas? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    9.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
10 Select the one choice below that best describes your level of experience conducting analyses of financial data and identifying problems and specific issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in conducting financial data analysis and identifying problems.
  • I have had education or training in financial data analysis and identifying problems, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have conducted financial data analysis on the job, with close supervision from the supervisor or a senior Criminal Investigator.
  • I have conducted financial data analysis and identified problems and issues as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by the supervisor or a senior Criminal Investigator
  • I have normally been consulted by others for expertise and assistance or have trained and/or supervised other in performing financial data analysis and identifying problems and issues.
11 Select the one choice from below that best describes your experience in conducting interviews and/or interrogations of suspects and witnesses in criminal, civil and/or administrative investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Select the one choice below that best describes your ability to effectively communicate orally criminal or civil investigative findings. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 Select the one choice below that best describes your level of experience researching, analyzing, and evaluating information and data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in research and analysis.
  • I have had education or training in research and analysis, but have not performed it on the job.
  • I have assisted in conducting research and analysis.
  • I have independently researched, analyzed, and evaluated data as a regular part of my job.
  • I have frequently been consulted by others for expertise and assistance in researching, analyzing, or evaluating information and data.
14 Select the one choice below that best describes your level of experience verifying and corroborating information to establish accuracy and authenticity of facts or evidence. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, experience in performing this task.
  • I have education or training in performing this task; but have not performed in on the job.
  • I have assisted in performing this task.
  • I have independently performed this task.
  • I have frequently performed this task independently.
15 Please select the one choice below that best describes your level of proficiency in conducting investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in conducting investigations.
  • I have recent training and/or education in planning and conducting criminal, civil, and/or administrative investigations
  • I have independently planned and conducted routine criminal, civil, and/or administrative investigations
  • I have participated as a team member conducting complex criminal, civil, and/or administrative investigations.
  • I have experience independently planning and conducting complex criminal, civil, and/or administrative investigations.
16 Select the one choice below that best describes your experience in preparing written investigative reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
17 Where did you hear about this job vacancy? Answer to this question is required
  • DOE's presence at a college job fair or professional organization event.
  • Referral from a professional organization.
  • College placement office.
  • Referral from a state or local agency.
  • Referral from a friend or relative.
  • OPM USAJOBs Internet Site.
  • Saw it mentioned at another DOE website.
  • Magazine or newspaper advertisement.
  • Internet search engine.
  • Referral from another Federal agency or Federal employee.
REMINDER: Upload your DD-214 if you are claiming Veterans Preferences or applying under VEOA hiring authority. The DD-214 must be received by the closing date of the announcement.
REMINDER: If you are a current Federal civilian employee or are a reinstatement eligible based on your previous career tenure, you must submit proof of your tenure or eligibilty to apply (e.g., SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action) by the closing date of the announcement.
REMINDER: Your answers to the questions will be verified using the information provided in your on-line resume, which must clearly support your answers by accurately describing your qualifications relevant to this position. You will lose consideration for this job by falsifying your qualifications or providing incomplete information; therefore, please provide an accurate account of your qualifications in your resume and include all required information as stated in this announcement.
18 I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required. I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received in the Servicing Personnel Office by the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No